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10/24/07 - Washington

911 Tape: 8 Year Old Boy Gets Mom Arrested For Driving Drunk

Police in Washington state released the 9-1-1 tapes of an eight-year-old boy's call for help while in the car with his mother Saturday.

 He told the dispatcher he was concerned about his mother's unusual behavior behind the wheel. Paulette Spears was arrested on charges of drunken driving, reckless endangerment and assault of a child.

She has pleaded not guilty to the charges. She is being held on 10-thousand dollars bail.  And she could spend more than a year in jail.

The boy and his five-year-old sister, who was also in the car, were placed with a family friend.

 

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